Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (GB MET) has now merged with the Chichester College Group (CCG). From 1 August 2022, all GB MET staff have transferred to employment with CCG; employment terms and conditions will remain the same.

Any candidates joining the College from 1 August onwards will be employed by CCG under their terms and conditions.

More information about the merger can be found at To find out more about CCG, please visit

At GB MET, we believe it is our job to celebrate ambition, unlock potential and transform lives, in an environment that is dedicated to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion, and which prioritises the wellbeing of both staff and students.

The College is in an exciting stage of its journey to achieve its vision of being an exceptional provider of technical, vocational and professional education. We offer a range of fulfilling opportunities for different levels of experience and subject expertise. If you have a passion for education, this role is an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant and creative community and help us to take the next step.

Head of Learning - Northbrook, Broadwater & Shoreham Campuses

Job Type
Job Category
Aeronautical Engineering, Building Trades, CIPD, Counselling, Engineering (Mech & Elec), Senior Manager, Adult Courses, Motor Vehicles
Employment Basis
Full time
Northbrook, Broadwater Campus, Northbrook, Shoreham Airport Campus
Salary Range
45,100 - 49,287 per annum
Closing Date
Post No

Job Description

Based at our Northbrook Broadwater and Shoreham Airport Campuses

Full-time - 37 hours per week, permanent

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Northbrook management team as Head of Learning for Broadwater and Shoreham covering the areas of Construction, Engineering, (Aeronautical, Automotive and Electrical), CIPD, Work Force Development and Adult Community Learning.

We are looking for an inspirational leader with a passion to maintain and grow partnerships and the ability to motivate teaching and support teams to deliver an outstanding student experience. As a Head of Learning, you will report to the Vice Principal and be part of a Head of Learning team responsible for the direct line management of teaching and support staff at our Broadwater and Shoreham Airport Campus.  

 The successful candidate will have:

  • an outstanding track record in teaching
  • leadership qualities
  • a commitment to raising achievement of all students 

Main purpose and scope of the post:

  • To deliver an annual set of KPIs as agreed with the Vice Principal.
  • To promote high standards of teaching, learning and assessment within the area, producing high standards of student achievement, progression and value added.
  • To undertake quality improvement activities to support the curriculum area needs and promote new ways of learning.
  • To lead the strategic growth of the curriculum area in all areas of provision to include funded and non funded courses.
  • To promote the strong, positive reputation of the curriculum area and the college, through relationships with external stakeholders, schools, employers and parents.
  • To work collaboratively and innovatively with staff to ensure a culture of self-assessment and continuous improvement.

You will require demonstrable record of promoting teaching, learning and assessment to a consistently high standard and have knowledge and understanding of curriculum delivery planning and administration within Further/ Higher Education.

You will be responsible for managing budgets, physical resources and supervising or managing a team.

You should hold a Certificate in Education or Post Graduate Certificate in Education (or equivalent); hold a Level 3 qualification in a relevant area and have a Level 2 Literacy, numeracy and ICT qualification. 

If you would like more information about the post, please email or telephone 01903 273040

Interviews will be held on Monday 17th October 2022

For further details of this role please click on the Job Description above.

For this role, we will accept an initial approach via CV.  Please send your CV to  Please include the job title and reference number of the post for which you are interested in applying.

The college is committed to the safeguarding of learners and vulnerable adults and promotes the welfare of all students and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check and any overseas checks where necessary.

The college is a Disability Confident employer and promotes diversity and inclusion.

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